New on GameUp: Game Over Gopher

September 22, 2014

Game Over Gopher is an engaging and educational game by Math Snacks that allows students to explore plotting functions on a grid. You can use the game to introduce students to the graphing topic or to...

Video: Teaching with Game Over Gopher Math Game

August 27, 2014

Follow exemplary teacher, Sharon Johnson, as she uses Game Over Gopher math game with her class. Learn strategies for engaging the class in discussion, game mechanics, and fun complementary learning ...

Game Over Gopher Math Game PDF Teaching Guide

August 27, 2014

Check out this 4 page Game Over Gopher math game PDF teaching guide from the game's developer, Math Snacks. You'll find Common Core State Standards, lesson objectives, extension activities, discussion...

Avoiding the “Summer Slump” with Math Games

June 26, 2014

Today's guest blogger, Derek Lomas, shares research about the dreaded summer slump and ways to support students from losing progress over the summer. Derek is a  learning scientist at Carnegie Mellon...

Extending Student Learning After Gate Game Play

June 23, 2014

After your students play the free math game Gate, you may want to explore the extension activities associated with Gate game play in the PDF below which is provided by the game developer, NMSU. You'll...

Mental Math Lesson Plan: Gate Game

June 23, 2014

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 5-8, students will use a free math game to construct increasingly large numbers. They will practice skills in mental math, place value, operations (i...

Jelly Bean: A Fun Online Game for Number Sense

April 10, 2014

Our fantastic partners at PlayPower Labs have released a wonderful math game to help students with counting, number sense, and math facts, and you can now find Jelly Bean live on BrainPOP's GameUp and...

New on GameUp: Multiplication Blocks

March 30, 2014

If you've ever played Addition Blocks, you know how fun (and addictive!) it can be to practice adding numbers through a well-designed game. BrainPOP is excited to announce we have a fantastic new offe...

Multiply the Impact: Martin Esterman’s Newest Math Game

March 27, 2014

Originally Recorded March 2014 We recently welcomed Martin Esterman, 2012 National STEM Video Game Challenge winner, for a discussion and to take a look at his newest math game, Multiplication Bloc...

Teaching with Monster School Bus: Math Snacks and GameUP

March 13, 2014

In this tutorial video, follow exemplary teacher, Sharon Johnson, as she uses the game "Monster School Bus" with her class. She shares some of the strategies she uses for engaging the class in discuss...